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: Open University

6.40 Geophysics of the Red Sea. 7.5 Actress at Risk. 7.31 Maths - Fourier Transforms.

: Play School

Story: The Little Old Man who Cooked and Cleaned
Pictures by SEYMOUR FLEISHMAN Presenters
Carol Leader, Ben Thomas


Written By: Irma Simonton
Leader: Ben Thomas

: International Golf

The Suntory
World Match Play Championship from the West Course,
Wentworth Harry Carpenter introduces coverage of the first day's play in the 17th year of this 36-hole match play event.
Television presentation
Executive producer DAVID KENNING
Reports and up-to-date scores on Ceefax


Introduces: Wentworth Harry Carpenter
Unknown: Richard Tilling
Unknown: Alastair Scott
Producer: David Kenning

: Open University

5.15 Shipbuilding. 5.40 Three Families: Jerusalem. 6.5 Men and Mountains. 6.30 Differentiating Vector Fields.

: Schools Prom

The last programme in this series featuring music from last year's Schools Proms recorded at the Royal Albert Hall , London.
Included in tonight's programme: HIGH WYCOMBE MUSIC CENTRE BRASS
Introduced by Ray Moore with the help of Edgar Holmes , Christopher Guy , Antony Hopkins , and members Of the HAMPSHIRE COUNTY YOUTH ORCHESTRA from their rehearsal home in Winchester.
Assistant producer DAVE PERROTTET Producer KEN GRIFFIN
(The Schools Prom is organised by Times Newspapers icith Commercial Union Assurance)


Unknown: Albert Hall
Introduced By: Ray Moore
Unknown: Edgar Holmes
Unknown: Christopher Guy
Unknown: Antony Hopkins
Producer: Dave Perrottet
Producer: Ken Griffin

: News Summary

with subtitles for the hard-of-hearing, followed by Weather

: Beauty and the Beast

A feature film, starring
George C. Scott , Trish van Devere
'You are not ugly, beast - you are monstrous.' These words are spoken by Belle, youngest and most beautiful daughter to a merchant. To save her father's life, she must agree to live in the vast and magical castle inhabited only by the grotesque creature. This is a re-telling of the classic fantasy about the transformation of the beast, through love.
Directed by FIELDER cook . Films: page 10


Unknown: George C. Scott
Written By: Sherman Yellen
Produced By: Hank Moonjean
Directed By: Fielder Cook
Beast: George C Scott
Belle TRISH: Van Devere
Beaumont: Bernard Lee
Anthony: Michael Harbour
Nicholas: William Relton
Susan: Patricia Quinn

: Roger Doesn't Live Here Any More

A new comedy series written by John Fortune.


Writer: John Fortune
Musical direction and orchestration: Ronnie Hazlehurst
Designer: Andrew Hare Davies
Producer: Dennis Main Wilson
Director: John T. Hobbs
Roger: Jonathan Pryce
Emma: Diane Fletcher
Rose: Kate Fahy
Stanley: Michael Elphick
Baxter: James Cossins
Mr Justice Thomas: John Horsley
Goldfinch: Christopher Godwin
Mrs Pritchett: Ann Way
Mrs Berenson: Edna Dore
Old man: John Barrett
Mrs Eldon: Anne Dyson
Arabella: Alice Berry
Charles: Benjamin Taylor
Man in waiting room: Christopher Ettridge
Cab driver: Jim McManus
Policeman: Ken Barker

: Forty Minutes

... of documentary Sister Genevieve
In the last 20 years one woman has built up a small local school into Europe's largest girls' comprehensive. Her name is Sister Genevieve , and the school, St Louise 's, is in the heart of one of Europe's most notorious thoroughfares-the Falls Road in Belfast. In spite of hard men with guns and hard men in clerical collars, Sister Genevieve has made St Louise 's an oasis of peace. This profile of a woman once described as 'the only man in the Falls Road' was made as the first hunger-striker, Bobby Sands , MP, lay dying in the Maze Prison. It was a time of tension and emotion at bt Louise's, and all Sister Genevieve s reserves of calm and strength are called on to keep the school open and to guide her girls through final examinations that will determine their futures.
Photography CHRIS O'DELL
Executive producer ROGER MILLS Producer PAUL HAMANN


Unknown: Sister Genevieve
Unknown: St Louise
Unknown: St Louise
Unknown: Bobby Sands
Unknown: Chris O'Dell
Editor: Arthur Solomon
Producer: Paul Hamann

: A Preview of the Borgias

with Adolfo Celi
An introduction to the BBC s most ambitious dramatic series ever, on the lives of one of the most intriguing families in history.
Adolfo Celi, the veteran Italian actor who plays Rodrigo Borgia's Pope Alexander VI, introduces the characters and illuminates the background of 15th-century Rome.
The Borgias starts next Wednesday on BBC2 - a colour feature in RADIO TIMES


Presenter: Adolfo Celi
Director: Tony Grant
Producer: Yvonne Hewett

: World's End

The second of a 13-part serial by TED WHITEHEAD
Camille has discovered that Angela is a Mormon, and is determined to confront her over it.
Title song by ALAN PRICE Studio sound ALAN STOKES
Studio lighting DAVE SYDENHAM Designer BARBARA GOSNOLD Producer colin TUCKER Directed by PEDR JAMES


Unknown: Ted Whitehead
Unknown: Alan Price
Unknown: Alan Stokes
Unknown: Dave Sydenham
Designer: Barbara Gosnold
Producer: Colin Tucker
Directed By: Pedr James
Tim: Daniel Holemder
Angela: Helen Bush
Lynn: Catherine Neilson
Nicola: Primi Townsend
Camille: Pam Scotcher
Brahms: Brian Vaughan
Lord Arvin: Paul Brooke
Dodie: Ellen Pollock
Andy: Harry Fowler
Paddy: Chris Gannon
Space: Bradley Lavelle
Barney: Toby Salaman
Robin: Neville Smith
Daley: Derek Martin

: Newsnight

PETER SNOW and JOHN TUSA report on the Social Democrats; with PETER HOBDAY and DONALD MAC CORMICK to assess the other major news and what's behind it.


Unknown: John Tusa
Unknown: Peter Hobday
Unknown: Donald Mac

: Futurama Rock 80

The second of four programmes filmed at the Queens Hall, Leeds, during the second annual Futurama Rock Festival in September 1980. In tonight's programme:
Music for Pleasure, Boots for Dancing, Flowers, Guy Jackson , Echo and the Bunnymen, The Mirror Boys, Athletico Spizz 80
Television presentation MICHAEL APPLETON


Unknown: Guy Jackson
Unknown: Michael Appleton

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